Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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, the capital of a Ḳaẓā of the Sand̲j̲aḳ of Karasi in the Wilāyet of Brusa, with a population of Turks and Greeks (c. 8000 souls in all of whom 2000 are Greeks, in 1883 houses), is situated 5-6 miles inland from the port of Aḳčai in the uppermost corner of the Gulf of Edremid. The ruins oi the ancient Adraniyttion (’Ατραμύτ(τ)ιον, ’Αδραμύντιον in the Byzantine authors, in Idrīsī) are at Ḳaratas̲h̲ on the sea near the Skala of Kemer-Edremid. Atramyttion was destroyed by the Turcoman ΤζαχᾶΣ who …

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Mordtmann, J. H., “Edremid”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2191>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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